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Establishing Relationships with Your Law School Professors Virtually

by Ashley Reed | February 24, 2021

Connecting with law school professors is invaluable, but it may seem more difficult if you are remote. Read on for advice on developing these relationships.

How to Identify the Ideal Management Consulting Firm

by Vibhu Sinha | February 17, 2021

The management consulting industry, with its entire gamut of industry specialization and functional capabilities, offers more than meets the eye. Here are the five criteria to consider that uniquely apply to the management consulting industry.

Interview Questions You Should Ask in the Wake of COVID-19

by Mary Kate Sheridan | February 17, 2021

These sample interview questions will help you explore how your target law firms have responded to the coronavirus pandemic.

How to Answer “Why Did You Decide to Pursue a Legal Career?”

by Ashley Reed | February 16, 2021

The question “Why Did You Decide to Pursue a Legal Career?” is bound to come up in your next legal job interview. Here are three approaches for tackling it.

How to Apply to Law School [Infographic]

by Vault Careers | February 09, 2021

Thinking about law school? What does the application process look like, and when should you start? Our law intern, Brian Zhang, distilled the process into a handy infographic for undergrad students.

8 Reasons Students Need Technology in the Classroom

by Emily Andrews | February 09, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown students' need for technology into sharp relief—read up on some long-term benefits to a tech-leading education.

What You Need to Know About the Patent Bar Exam

by Brian Zhang | February 09, 2021

If you’re pursuing a career in patent prosecution, you'll have to sit for the patent bar exam first. Learn more about the exam and how to prepare for it here.

3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | January 28, 2021

Now that Biden is in office, are there new job-search strategies international students should be using? We spoke with career expert Marcelo Barros to find out.

Interview Questions that Vault's Top 10 Law Firms Ask

by Vault Law Editors | January 26, 2021

Answering mock interview questions is key in preparing for your legal interview. Check out these real questions asked by Vault’s most prestigious law firms.

25 Best Investment Banks to Work For in 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | January 26, 2021

Based on our survey of more than 3,000 banking professionals, here are the 25 best investment banks to work for in 2021.

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